Mezzo-soprano Lisa Woods has fashioned a highly significant career in the Pioneer Valley and beyond as a soloist in opera, oratorio and recital, with hundreds of performances to her credit having appeared with, among others, Berkshire Opera Festival, Greater Worcester Opera, Panopera, Commonwealth Opera, Longwood Opera, Valley Light Opera and the Wilbraham United Players. Roles performed include Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), Prince Orlovsky (Die Fledermaus), Signora Naccarelli (The Light in the Piazza), the Third Lady (The Magic Flute), Marcellina (The Marriage of Figaro), Giovanna (Rigoletto), Katisha (The Mikado), Iolanthe (Iolanthe) and Dame Hannah (Ruddigore). Also among her credits Lisa created the role of Elizabeth Dumont in the world premiere of Sojourner Truth, a new folk opera written by Paula Kimper, has been a featured soloist with the Berkshire Concert Choir, Berkshire Lyric Theater, the Friends of Music of Guilford and the American Guild of Organists. Lisa is a regular guest performer for the Springfield Massachusetts Chapter of the Tuesday Morning Music Club, serves as an advisor for the TMMC’s Junior Extension Division and is the Assistant Treasurer for the TMMC and in 2012 Lisa teamed with Soprano Teri LaFleur to form the duo ‘Bella Voce’ performing repertoire that takes the audience from the world of Opera to Broadway to the American Songbook and beyond! Please visit Lisa and ‘Bella Voce’ at bellavoce.sitehappy.com.